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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 16th, 2019


William Osthoff, 93, Cumming
William Osthoff, age 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The family will have a celebration of life at a later date.


Lilalee Parpart Blinn, 86, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lilalee Parpart Blinn, age 86, of Buford, who passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Blinn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the dau ...
Peggy Jane Curtis, 79, Liliburn
Peggy Jane Bedingfield Curtis "Granny", 79 of Lilburn GA, passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019.  Curtis was born December 20, 1939 in Atlanta GA, Curtis was a ...


Victor Matistic, Demorest
Victor Vincent Matistic, age 75 of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Vic was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1943 to the late August and Amelia Ro ...


Vera Casey Fletcher, 81, Gainesville
Vera Casey Fletcher, 81 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gaine ...
Judy Presnell, 73, Gainesville
Judy Presnell, 73 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little ...
Judy Presnell, Gainesville
Judy Presnell of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the chapel of Little &a ...
Ruth T. Collins, 88, Lula
Ruth T. Collins - Echols, age 88, of Lula, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  Ruth was born on Jun ...
Lila “Jean” Henderson, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lila “Jean” Henderson, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services wil ...
Rudolph Hubbard, 87, Lula
  Rudolph Hubbard, age 87 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Born in Homer, Georgia on December 23, 1931, he was a son of the late Myrtice Hubbard. Mr. H ...
Eloise Meeks Smith, 83, Gainesville
Eloise Meeks Smith, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Smith was born on May 16, 1935, in ...


Daisy Mae Dorsey, 79, Cleveland
Daisy Mae Dorsey, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Ms. Dorsey was born on June 4, 1939, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Payton and Ida J. Butler D ...
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment